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  • Nepal
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Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: C
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Board Decision Date: 2016-05-26
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Investment Type(s): Grant
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 2.00 million
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Project Cost (USD): $ 2.00 million
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Updated in EWS: 2017-05-30
Disclosure Date: 2016-04-04
Integrated Platform for Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response in Nepal

Project Description
The development objective of Integrated Platform for Gender Based Violence (GBV) Prevention and Response Project for Nepal is to raise awareness about, and improve response to, Gender Based Violence in the country. The proposed additional grant of two million US dollars will support capacity building activities that facilitate support to GBV victims, including those from indigenous groups and other vulnerable communities. This will be achieved by improving the quality and reach of services for GBV survivors through a helpline, promoting greater awareness among key stakeholders and strengthening the capacity of National Women Commission (NWC). The closing date is extended to April 4, 2019.
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ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx. CONTACTS World Bank Contact: Luiza A. Nora Title: Social Development Specialist Tel: 473-5964 Email: lnora@worldbank.org Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: National Women Commission Contact: Lekh Bahadur Karki Title: Secretary Tel: 977714250246 Email: secretary@nwc.gov.np Implementing Agencies Name: CARE Nepal Contact: Julie Gurung Title: Programme Development Coordinator Tel: 977-9851083305 Email: Julie.Gurung@care.org
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